Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Dallas Teen Shares Story Of Sickness After Tick BiteClaire Maxwell went from placing in triathlons to missing months of school because she felt tired and sick all the time.
Tick-Borne Diseases Rising, Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Summer Is Peak Season For Tick BitesThis year's rainfall and humid weather have sparked an increase in the pest population, but there are things that North Texans can do to avoid getting bitten by ticks and other insects while outdoors.
Warm & Wet Weather Helps Fleas ThriveNorth Texas has had a very warm winter and a wet spring, unfortunately that means your dog or cat will have a price to pay. Humid, warm conditions are the perfect weather for fleas to thrive.
Human Cases Of 'Rabbit Fever' Have Jumped Up This YearHealth officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. In the last two decades, health officials saw an average of only about 125 cases each year of the illness — known to doctors as tularemia.